Only woman MP in male-dominated S'pore Parliament voted against Abortion Act in 1969

Chan Choy Siong argued that abortions would have adverse effects on women.

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Queenstown 3-room flats sold for S$6,200 in 1964 as part of an experimental estate

It became a template for other satellite towns to follow.

March 14, 2018

S'pore signed a UN convention to protect "intangible" heritage, explained

Because all the best char kway teow and hokkien mee cooking techniques must be protected.

March 14, 2018

Why Goh Keng Swee set up ISEAS: 'We know Melbourne better than Medan.'

PM Lee spent ISEAS's 50th birthday explaining why Singapore needs it.

March 13, 2018

Supposedly never-seen-before photos of 1961 Bukit Ho Swee fire emerge online

Not sure if authentic but looks like it.

March 13, 2018

Christmas Island never belonged to S'pore

It belonged to our colonial masters.

March 12, 2018

Lee Kuan Yew was for the Abortion Act in 1969, explained

It made pragmatic sense.

March 12, 2018

Existence of Choa Chu Kang & all other Chu Kangs in S'pore, explained

Getting our clues from a 130-year old map.

March 11, 2018

All the times in S'pore's history when MPs had to apologise to Parliament

It wasn't just opposition MPs who had to apologise.

March 8, 2018

Bukit Panjang LRT getting renewed after 19 years of "masochistic" rides

We also explain how we ended up with an LRT system not suited for Bukit Panjang.

March 7, 2018

    Morning Commute

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